YALE PROGRAM ON CLIMATE CHANGE COMMUNICATION – What Do Video Gamers Think About Global Warming? – 2022

Published in 2022 by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and Unity, this report examines the climate change knowledge, attitudes, policy preferences and behaviour of video game players in the United States.

A few key figures


of players have seen or heard content related to global warming in a game in the last 12 months.


of players exposed to content related to global warming in a game say they have changed their real-life behaviours.


of gamers believe that the gaming industry has a responsibility to act and should do everything in its power to reduce its own carbon emissions.

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